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May 13, 2018
Animism, Personhood, and Killing to Eat
Do you mindlessly eat what you’ve always been told to eat and mindlessly ridicule those...
May 01, 2018
“They’re Confused” – Why Common Sense Is Often Wrong
Any time “common sense” is invoked, a flashing red light should go off in your...
December 24, 2017
The 4 Best Posts of 2017 You Didn’t Read
While I’ve come to accept that sometimes the Pagan community just doesn’t care about something...
December 10, 2017
The Myth of Disenchantment is a Lie
The Emperor of Disenchantment is naked, even as those of us who live in a...
September 10, 2017
Are Hurricanes and Wildfires Persons? Respect the Power of Nature
Humans have been attempting to gain mastery over Nature since the discovery of fire. We...
September 07, 2017
The Benefits of Living in a Magical Universe
We live in a magical universe full of Gods and spirits, where nothing is fixed...
September 01, 2017
Religion Is Not Just Mythology
The idea that religion is mythology is the bastard child of Protestantism and atheism. It...
August 13, 2017
Religion and Bad Assumptions
If we build our new religion on the foundational assumptions of our old religion, we...
May 29, 2017
Knowing the Gods Are Real is Not What Makes Them Real
Expanding our understanding of reality beyond the literal is a good and necessary thing. Interconnections...
May 16, 2017
A Druid Method
Each Druid order defines Druidry in their own way and I have no desire to...
May 04, 2017
Incorporating Animism into our Paganism
Animism is not a religion. It’s a foundational concept of many religions, one that both...
April 20, 2017
Owning Land in an Animist World
We can own land, at least in a limited sense of the term. But owning...
March 22, 2017
The Non-Negotiables of My Religion
There are three non-negotiables in my religion. If I abandoned or significantly changed any of...
September 20, 2016
Lessons From a Broken Flower
Something that could have been beautiful tried to rise too far too fast without the...
August 14, 2016
The Magic of Wild Places
My Paganism, my Druidry, and even my polytheism have roots in the wild. There is...
August 02, 2016
Animism provides a framework for an inspirited and enchanted world, a world where everything you...
December 03, 2013
The Wakeful World
A review of Emma Restall Orr’s The Wakeful World: Animism, Mind and the Self in...
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